Thank you for visiting The Turning Point’s website. We are committed to ensuring that personal information is protected and managed in accordance with Singapore laws, international good practice and individuals’ rights. We collect and use personal information in order to help us offer individuals appropriate information on our programmes and initiatives.
Data Protection Policy
The Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) establishes a data protection law that governs the collection, use, disclosure and care of personal data.
The Turning Point recognises that the privacy of your personal data is important and we are committed to treat all personal data with due confidentiality, in accordance with the relevant data protection laws of Singapore. Our Data Protection Policy aims to help you understand how we collect, use, share and protect your personal data.
In this Data Protection Policy, “Personal Data” refers to any data, whether true or not, about an individual who can be identified (a) from that data; or (b) from that data and other information to which we have or are likely to have access, including data in our records as may be updated from time to time.
Collection, Usage and Disclosure of Personal Data
When asking for your personal information, we are committed to the following:
explaining why we need personal information and only asking for the information we need to protect the information we are given
making sure that only those who need access to the data are able to share the information within The Turning Point and with other organisations where such sharing is necessary or where we have the individual’s consent.
We collect your personal data in the following ways:
When you register your interest in volunteering for our ministry
When you subscribe to our newsletters
When you place orders for our products
When you register for our events or programmes
When you contact us to share your stories
We may use your information for the following purposes:
To contact you for programmes which you have signed up for
To inform you about programme updates
To respond to enquiries pertaining to our programmes
To send newsletters which you have subscribed to
The Turning Point may use your photographs for publicity purposes on our various platforms
We will not use your personal data for purposes other than what we have informed you or which are permitted under local laws and regulations.
We will not offer or share your personal data with third parties outside of The Turning Point for commercial purposes, without seeking your consent.
We will not disclose your personal data to third parties unless requested by relevant government or law enforcement agencies to comply with any laws, rules, guidelines and regulations or schemes imposed by any governmental authority.
We may disclose your data to third parties in order to facilitate our programmes and initiatives. We would work closely with such third parties, and adopt appropriate security measures in collaboration with them to ensure that your information remains secure and confidential.
We may disclose your information for the following purposes:
If you have signed up with PFS in our programmes, we may share your information with:
Insurance companies for insurance coverage
Government agencies which require security clearance
Partners assisting The Turning Point with logistics and programme facilitation
Clinics/Hospitals for medical assessment
We may also share information with government agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place.
Withdrawal of Consent, Access and Correction of your Personal Data
have any question or feedback relating to your Personal Data or our Data Protection Policy;
would like to withdraw your consent to any use of your Personal Data as set out in this Data Protection Policy; or
would like to obtain access and make corrections to your Personal Data records,
please contact us at email@example.com
Commitment to Data Security
Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorised employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information.
We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.
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